Saturday, December 16, 2006

Close Encounters....

Never lunched with a squirrel before, especially at Delhi Gymkhana. He wasn't even wearing a tux and black shoes....... Posted by Picasa

Gopeshwar!

It's been some hard work lately. Staying in some run down tourist guest house (see left of pic) opposite the main bus stand of a hill top town. This means you get honked awake at dawn and at night the town drunks have the big debate on something useless right outside......









.....but it all seems worth it when you see this visage of the Himalayas out of your room door! at about 6000 ft.... Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Diwali ka Chakkar!

Nyla and Meenakshi making a Diwali rangoli outside our flat with Dusty (in foreground) supervising! A circular rangoli! Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Shi kha this sofa......

This sofa is sponsored by......


dietician Shikha Sharma..........


there used to be 100 kg more of these guys going around last year.......

..looks like its been worth the weight...... Posted by Picasa

Getting Serious!

That exam time look is because.....


Nyla, Amrita and Pranav are seeing......


themselves on the PC video...


on Form Day.......

the pressures of media....... Posted by Picasa

Saturday, August 19, 2006

Nuclear Family!

The LazyBoy with the Little Boy and .....Man (I'll let you guess this one)...

....hey, but doesn't this sight radiate warmth.......

.....even the bearded gent in the background would agree...... Posted by Picasa

What we think of this party.......!

Well, we are going to take this lying down....what with you GROWN-UPS behaving
so silly at a late night party
..." - Shanaya & Nyla Posted by Picasa

U 6 ......

Sthuthi ma'am with five aspiring musicians.........

Nyla with left hand held up and out....

...some emerging rock stars here...? Posted by Picasa

Jungle Book - Part 2

At Satauli:
top left and right: Nyla, Mohit and Kedar playing catch..
Below left and right: Premila, Nyla and Meenakshi on the jungle trail in the mountains....

...you could be dodging....
....leopards....
.....spiders.......
....monkeys......

and eventually the leeches will get your blood...
...but the lovely mountains made it worth it... Posted by Picasa

Friday, August 11, 2006

Destiny's Children!

The two cute kids who happen to live near me and make us all happy! They're mine! even if their parents disagree.... Posted by Picasa

A Passage to Upvan C

Nyla (Amrita behind her) heading for "ssembly" at school from her classroom... Posted by Picasa

Through the looking glass..!

(l to r): Nyla, Rema, Kiran, two bodies with blanked out faces, little Kavi and Ashreya.....

....at a Sunday lunch......

at "Thank God It's Friday".....

....but that's how logical we are..... Posted by Picasa

Simply Red!

Can you spot the P-2 Girls?! Posted by Picasa

Thursday, July 27, 2006

...Dinner Diplomacy........

These kids would have a done a diplomat's dinner table proud.......

except for Nyla following her dad's summer dress code..... Posted by Picasa

...Back to school again.....


August 1978........
Never thought that one day my lovely daughter would be eating ice cream on the school steps...about 28 years later......

I also didn't know that I'd just played my last competitive soccer match on a field 5 yards away from these steps......

an 8/78 was to happen to my life......... Posted by Picasa

Take the U Train!

Nyla, Amrita and Meenakshi on the U - train! To Delhi University on the metro.......
......absolutely world class experience...! Notice how spotlessly clean the train is....! Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Singing in the Rain

It is raining outside, so we need an umbrella...... Posted by Picasa

PM's residence.....

Premila and Mohit's beautiful house in the mountains.........

Their KRA (Kedar's residential area)..... Posted by Picasa

When the Rs 6500 crore Gorilla danced.....

This is what is takes to get the "No - kiya" Don (see man on sofa on the right).....













to transform into a Sultan of Swing.....














....one little boy .........


.....with a big attitude....



....of course it helps if the wife's asleep (extreme left in the photo)



.....Kavi as little boy, Sanjeev as "No Kiya" Don and Vinita as sleeping partner.... Posted by Picasa

Monday, May 08, 2006

Three little kids

(L-R) Anoushka, Amrita, Meenakshi and Nyla

Day 1 : summer vacation

Temp: 44 degrees C

Whale of a time with

a pail of toys..... Posted by Picasa

Sunday, April 30, 2006

Throwing the book........

"....guess you have to learn to read the rules before you get more chances to break 'em......." , Nyla to dad! Posted by Picasa